Incompatibility of Time-Dependent Bogoliubov–de-Gennes and Ginzburg–Landau Equations
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We study the time-dependent Bogoliubov–de-Gennes equations for generic translation-invariant fermionic many-body systems. For initial states that are close to thermal equilibrium states at temperatures near the critical temperature, we show that the magnitude of the order parameter stays approximately constant in time and, in particular, does not follow a time-dependent Ginzburg–Landau equation, which is often employed as a phenomenological description and predicts a decay of the order parameter in time. The full non-linear structure of the equations is necessary to understand this behavior.
Keywordssuperconductivity quasi-free states critical temperature BCS theory
Mathematics Subject Classification82D50 46N50
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